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Strengthening human resources for primary health care
(Health Systems Trust, 2008)
This chapter reviews the progress made in recent years to strengthen human resources to deliver health care within a Primary Health Care approach. It focuses specifically on the availability and preparedness of old and ...
Whole-system change: case study of factors facilitating early implementation of a primary health care reform in a South African province
(BioMed Central, 2014)
BACKGROUND: Whole-system interventions are those that entail system wide changes in goals, service delivery arrangements and relationships between actors, requiring approaches to implementation that go beyond projects or ...
Emerging roles and competencies of district and sub-district pharmacists: a case study from Cape Town
(BioMed Central, 2015)
District and sub-district pharmacist positions were created during health sector reform in South Africa. High prevalence of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and increasing chronic non-communicable diseases have drawn attention ...
Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: South African examples of a leadership of sensemaking for primary health care
(Biomed Central, 2014)
BACKGROUND: New forms of leadership are required to bring about the fundamental health system changes demanded by primary health care (PHC). Using theory about complex adaptive systems and policy implementation, this ...
Health promotion in Australian multi-disciplinary primary health care services: case studies from South Australia and the Nothern Territory
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
This paper reports on the health promotion and disease prevention conducted at Australian multi-disciplinary primary health care (PHC) services and considers the ways in which the organizational environment affects the ...
The challenges of reshaping disease specific and care oriented community based services towards comprehensive goals: a situation appraisal in the Western Cape Province, South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Similar to other countries in the region, South Africa is currently reorienting a loosely structured and highly diverse community care system that evolved around HIV and TB, into a formalized, comprehensive and integrated ...